Portfolio Investment, net (BoP, current US$)
Definition: Portfolio investment covers transactions in equity securities and debt securities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
Description: The map below shows how Portfolio Investment, net (BoP, current US$) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Italy, with a value of 141,337,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is United Kingdom, with a value of -378,324,000,000.00.
Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.
General Comments: Note: Data are based on the sixth edition of the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (BPM6) and are only available from 2005 onwards. In BPM6, the headings of the financial account have been changed from credits and debits to net acquisition of financial ass